Favorite Rejects 2022-10-24
"the people warning about a war over Taiwan are far from alarmist; there are lots of reasons to be worried here"
I used game theory to explain why I'm pretty worried about a war between the U.S. and China over Taiwan: https://t.co/xlW8EipLII
Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦 @Noahpinion
With all due respect to Playbook, Punchbowl, and now Semafor I feel like I do way more actual shilling for natural gas than any of the big DC tipsheets and yet don’t get any of the sponsorship money — sad stuff.
If you just care about partisan politics one interesting comparison is that across this multi-year span, California & Illinois have done better than Florida.
Hope for DeSantis after all? Or a reminder that America needs to continue to stand up for its core values of freedom, ice water, and tall heads of government?
A brief Googling suggests Rishi Sunak, Emmanuel Macron, Olof Scholz, Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky are all 5'7, it's an unprecedented consolidation of European power in the hands of short kings
Tom Gara @tomgara
Not enough people are talking about the collapse in natural gas prices. European next hour Dutch TTF nat gas is now *negative*. Henry Hub (U.S. nat gas) has been cut in half over the past two months.
Totally false — protest works by driving sympathetic media coverage to the cause.
Historically, most effective protests haven't required a chorus of people on Twitter to follow up by saying sternly, "No, actually it was a GOOD protest, you just don't get it." https://t.co/1YuaSwdKBh
Mark Harris @MarkHarrisNYC